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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L noise VIN: WBADN63431
At cold start up there is a knocking noise, sounds like from the left bank. Removed valve cover to inspect vanos and guides, vanos tight, no guide debris. Main timing chain appeared loose. Then removed right valve cover & sub oil pan to inspect, no debris foun...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L in car temp VIN: 1G4CW52K0V
OK, here is the problem. This Park Ave. with automatic temp control w/ passenger side temp control it seems to have no in between when setting the temperature. If you turn the A/C on with the temperature at the lowest or close to the coldest setting when you r...
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6KS54Y9W
well hear a gm puzzle, replace new water pump, thermostate flush system 8 month ago. new radiator was also replaced 5 month ago due to leak. now customer came back differnt problem. when he drive car about 20 minute temp guage spike to high pull off to side le...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM57704
the vehicle came in under reduced engine power. Had 5 codes in the system for different things. When the codes are cleared they immediately come back on. If you try to clear the codes with the vehicle running the oil light will come on but will reset after res... Trouble codes: P0452, P2229, P2123, P0101, P0522
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1977 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.7L Mechanical VIN: CGL267U227
thanks in advance. This one came in with a brake light on and a brake pedal that would slowly go to floor. Customer did not have me diagnose just put in a master cylinder and bleed system. bench bleed master cylinder and bled complete system, pedal goes to flo...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCS1948V
This truck has been driving me crazy! Thanks ahead of time for any info you guys can give me. This truck came in about a week ago with a intermittent stall and no start. I have been stranded twice test driving this thing. It starts off fine and within a mile i...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L knocking/severe ping VIN: 1GNEC13T71
when vehicle is started and idling with a/c on in gear. severe knock/pinging occurs. with out a/c on, condition is not present.Idle speed is correct. acts like its loading up when a/c is on and if you raise idle speed slightly with gas pedal, condition goes aw...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14V44
Truck keeps setting PO336. Have checked wiring from pcm to sensor and show to have good continuity (0.3-0.4 ohms) Have got 12 volts on circuit #1867. Have changed sensor twice, also got wiring harness off salvaged engine and ran another harness from pcm to sen... Trouble codes: P0336
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS 6.0L Steering wheel controls VIN: 1GNET13HX6
Hello fellow gm techs I need a vci # for this trailblazer ss bcm local dealer dragging their feet vci is for bcm I need to change rpo for steering wheel controls I have tech 2 & tis to web reprogramed new bcm preformed set up in misc' test can not change rpo t...
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2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNDA13D37
this is a 2007 hhr ecotec , problem only happens on cold start for 15 seconds , misses and seems to run rich then will clear up and run fine , happens so fast cant see anything on scanner no codes , tried cleaning injectrs and added recommended upper eng clean...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L All gauges VIN: 1C4GP44G7Y
Hello guys I have a T & C van that when your drive it the gauges drop to zero like your playing pinball and the PRNDL lights all light up, and somtimes the alarm light comes on. I have installed a used cluster but with no change. I have wiggled the wiring at t...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L transmission VIN: 3C4FY58B75
Hello everyone Ive got this pt cruiser that keeps setting this code and putting vehicle into limp in mode, however sometimes it will go several days before setting code. Ive been unable to get the vehicle to act up while in the shop. From what I understand abo...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z8V
hi guys need help on this one. have a ram 1500 5.9l came in for a maintance about a month ago did plugs cap rotor etc. retested truck ran great. 3 weeks passed and customer call said was running poor s.e.s light on. he stop in scaned and found p0301,2,3,4,,5,6... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0307
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L cluster VIN: 1B4GP54R4W
This is my van. Intermittently during startup the dash will not work and the engine starts and stalls. If i bang on the dash it comes back to life. I removed the cluster and found no obvious problems. Has anybody been successfully in repairing the cluster?
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3ES56C92
please help me , I have a picky customer , that has a rough idle seems more prodominat in drive, i had the thottle body out i can see an air gap around the plate i don't know if that is normal with these as they are made of plastic and i would expect more of a...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L transmission crossmember VIN: 1K38975674
Replacing a transmission and the crossmember came out hard. It is way off on getting it back in. Is this a common problem I feel like I need to take a portapower to push on the frame rails to get it in place. Any one else seen this? Thank You Jim
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L noise in transmission VIN: 1B3A556C93
While sitting with the vehicle in gear (drive or reverse) and your foot on the brake, there is a popping noise coming from the transmission. I noticed a bulliton for the cam bearing caps on the motor for a similer noise although this is definitly coming from t...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2D4GP44L86
This van stalls when put into drive but will drive in reverse all day long Vehicle had 13 codes in it cleared the codes and none have come back p0404,p0300,p0403,p0406,p0344,p0339,p0335,p0108,p0700,p0344 ,p0339,p0335,p0882 If you put the car in neutral and hol... Trouble codes: P0404, P0300, P0403, P0344, P0339, P0335
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 3.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18K66
I have this truck got towed in for a crank and no start. Found to have code p126b ASD control cicuit 2 low. Ran my tests for the code and came to the conclusion that in need a Integrated power control module (tipm). I put the mdule in and the truck still will ... Trouble codes: P126B (ASD Control Circuit 2 Low), P0688
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L KEY IN chime
hey guys not sure how many of you ever messed with a Sprinter (if you havent your lucky) this one belongs to the local airport as a shuttle. it has a beeper, chime, buzzer or whateve youcallt that goes off constantly when gear shifter is taken out of park runn...
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1990 Ford Festiva LX 1.3L Starting VIN: KNJPT07H9L
looking for ignition switch-no longer available oe, none on locator, and not available aftermarket. any ideas?
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1990 Ford Ranger S 2.9L No Start VIN: FTCR14T4LP
Forgive any lack of information in this post I am trying to help a ex coworker at another shop. This truck has no injector pulse while cranking. Yo can spray either in it and it will start and run. He syas he has check all grounds with my brake out box and on ...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6245P
this car came in with poor idle conditions - on first scan found both o2s bad & dpfe sensor not working - replaced them & still had rough idle unpluged maf & computer goes directly into closed loop & runs fine plug maf back in & about 2 minutes goes back to op... Trouble codes: P0136 (oxygen sensor not switching), P0172 (oxygen sensor not switching)
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FAFP52U4X
Have developed a noise over the last year or so (in trans???)that is progressively getting worse from front of car. Only occurs when moving. Originally sounded like tire noise so tires were replaced (Continental). This did not change noise. Both wheel hubs rep...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMRUI660Y
Hi Guys, this truck will start for a split second and cut off right after. Just as if the anti-theft system is activating but only not the case. because the fuel pressure, injector pulse and ignition spark are never interrupted. to make the story short, when i...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L dome light VIN: 2FAFP74W3Y
Dome light stays on when driving. Snap on scanner shows drivers door ajar. We replaced the drivers door latch which has the door ajar switch in it and same problem. Keyless entry pad? LCM? Reprogram LCM? Have not done any other testing other than the scan data...
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2000 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Starts then Dies VIN: 2FTRX18L5Y
Vehicle will intermittently Start and then Die when key is returned to "RUN" position. You can tell the vehicle is not going to start, the instrument gages will peg to the right then return to the left. Also when the vehicle is doing this, you lose power to ... Trouble codes: B1318 (Low Battery Voltage at Module), C1284 (Oil Pressure Switch Fault), B1876 (T-Case 2 WD Solenoid Circuit Fault), B1313 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1302 (Acc. Delay Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1315 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Short to Battery Positive)
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2000 Ford galaxy 1.9L convertor VIN: WF0GXXPSSG
HI dont know if anyone can help with this one.I have a ford galaxy with a AG5 transmision that will idle fine in neutral,idle fine in drive with your foot off the brake.If sitting at a stop with your foot on the brake the transmision kicks like someone has ran...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Need some help Ford tech's. 2002 Ford Explorer has a rough idle only in park. When driving the truck it is running fine. There are not any faults or any pending codes in the computer. Has any one had this problem before? Any help I can get would be really help...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L reverse VIN: 1FMFU16L63
could a transfercase be causing this problem? The builder told me that he thinks that a long time ago he worked on a transfercase that was having some issues when the transmission was shifting in reverse. Customer also say that there was a gringing noise when ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L dash gauges, windows VIN: 1FDWE35L6H
when first started, gauges and windows do not work for 15 to 20 seconds, then start working properly. replaced instrument cluster - still not working properly.
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L door locks VIN: 1FDSS34P16
dome light does not work. turn interior dome light switch and doors automatically lock. battery slow drain.
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2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L head gasket VIN: 1GTHK33F0Y
This truck came in with classic symptoms of a blown head gasket. Pulled both heads and sure enough the LH gasket was badly blown. The problem I have is that when the gasket blew it left a slight imperfection in the block surface. It is not bad but it is there....
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L radiator VIN: 1GKES16S13
have an envoy that is overheating with the a/c on in 100 deg temps. customer first brought vehicle in with complaint of a/c issues. we found high side pressure to high. we also found code p1481 in the pcm. while monitoring fan speed we couldn't get the fan spe...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L rotors VIN: JNKNG01C3L
I have a 04 Accord. The brake rotors constantly warp. He had in to the dealer and had them replaced 4 times under warranty. I have replaced them with Brembo twice. The last time they lasted 10k miles. I have checked them cold and hot nothing seems to be sticki...
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2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1HGCM82284
When car came in for routine service the customer said the engine would stall at idle when you turn the signal on to the left. We verified condition - removed steering colum covers checked all connections at multifunction switch and ignition switch - could not...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L engine block VIN: KM8SC13D23
2003 Hyunda Santa Fe 2.7 arrives with power steering fluid leak. We confirm high pressure p/s hose is leaking (squirts out during steering rotations) and replace hose. Run check and road test-no leaks. When the tech pulled the car out for pu the following morn...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJK06846X
I have p0400 on this supercharged XJ8. Alldata does not list this code or description of it. Has anyone had this problem? Car runs great no driveability issues. Where can I find a better source of information for Jaguar than alldata? Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow)
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Vehicle power VIN: SAJDA14C72
Hello everyone. This Jag has been here twice for the same issue. Customer says the vehicle will intermittently die when coming to a stop, usually when coming off the freeway. Apparently the vehicle loses electrical power as he says nothing in the interior work...
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2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GLA8596
EGR valve was replaced but still have code P0401 and also code P1140. If erase they will come on instatly. Need any advise on this problem
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2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L u connect VIN: 1JHGR48K89
Hello High tech people Dealer installed U connect on this Jeep is driving the customer nuts When she talks to people you hear a double conversation all sounds are repeaed back in the vehicle like there is a continual echo or the duplex part of the conversation...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L unknown VIN: 5LMPU28A9X
This SUV runs good at normal driving.Under heavy acceleration,front differential area knock very bad.It feels like driveshaft is hitting the driver side floor.Upon initial inspection,I could not find any problem and there's no sign of hitting. Transmission mou...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WBDRN40J73
rough idle and stalls intermittently, short term fuel trim close to normal and when acting up short term fuel trim at +25. dont see any air leaks. i dont work on many of these cars, any help would be apperciated Trouble codes: P0101, P0302 (misfire 2 cyl), P0301, P0304
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4M2XUHT4XD
This vehicle came in with it runing rough and staliing when hot and a test drive showed he was right. we replaced mass, disb,crank sensor. Ihave found the ect is showing 375 deg.the part is on order. the ground wire ohm out good. the van will not rev over 2000... Trouble codes: P0325, P0731
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start, FIRST START VIN: 1MEFM55SOY
vehicle won't start on first crank in the morning. it has good fuel pressure and volume (36psi koeo)no codes in pcm. spark is weak. noid light shows one good spark and then gets weak. if you let it sit koeo for thirty seconds it starts normally, good spark. af...
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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 4A4MN41S25
hey guys i got a guestion on a tranfer box on the side of the trany. we had this truck come in with noises in the front. on inspection we found that truck had been serviced and the transfer box did not get filled. we sold job, then we started to remove it all ...
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Instrument panel VIN: JN8AR07Y8Y
Sometimes when key is turned on, no instrument panel display comes up - no indicator lights at all, no odometer reading and engine cranks over but will not start. Security light will continue to blink. After sitting for several minutes with key on, all indicat...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y31
Hi everybody need sum help.Truck came in with code p0171 lean bank 1.Checked freeze fram data showed fuel trims at LFT B1 134,LFT B2 134,SFT B1 116,SFT B2 114.Smoked intake no leaks found. Fuel pressure is ok.MAF volts 1.31 at idle 171 at 2400 rpm.Don't no why... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L rattle VIN: 1N4AL11D53
This Altima has a noticeable rattle/knocking noise coming from the right side of the vehicle. Cannot be duplicated by pushing up and down on the car, must be driven 10-30 mph. Very noticeable when hitting bumps on the rh side of the road. We have used a steelm...
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2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L no guages, lost comm VIN: 3G7DB03EX3
Guages inop (except Speedo) Odometer reads error. Shifter stuck in park. Backup lights inop. Someone before me has installed an external start button. The vehicle starts and runs fine. I cannot access the PCM using my Genisys. I connected with the other module... Trouble codes: U1016, U1040 (Lost Communication with EBCM), U1096 (Lost Communication with Instrument Cluster)
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L battery VIN: WP0AA0940F
car came in for not starting. battery dead after overnite sit. checked draw on first day,found it to be 0.05 amps. cannot find any problem in the system. i dont know if thier is some thing turning on after time. please bare with me for this my first time askin...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L front pump VIN: WP0CA298XW
Iíve a Boxter with what looks like a pretty good leak at the trans front pump area. It appears that I can get the torque converter seal but Iím not having any luck finding the pump to case o-ring or gasket (?). With the mileage, Iíd hate to not reseal every po...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Mechanical VIN: WP1AB29PX4
Porsche guys...help!! This 4.5 has lifter noise in the left head. We removed all lifters, disassemled and cleaned, found some metal content and thick oil/additive in the lifters. They all cleaned up well and we reinstalled them with two new ones. The noise ha...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B8S
The SES lamp lights,engine cranks,but won't start.Can't get the Modis to comunicate,Has Fuel but no spark.Trying to get a flow chart or specs. on this vehicle...but not much out there.Any help would be great.The car will sometimes start when cold,and if it doe...
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1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L block,heads VIN: 4S3BD6756X
Car has been overheated VERY hot. It had been wrecked and someone left the fuse for the aux fan system out and the car has been driven like this for awhile. Now, it will go about 10 miles and peg the temp guage. Pulled engne and took heads off, and will send o...
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1994 Toyota T100 2.7L No Start VIN: JT4UD10D2R
Hello to all. We have this T100 that is tearing us up. Came in with no start no fuel no spark. Checked pcm no communication. Checked powers and grounds checked check engine light by grounding it to be sure. Told customer needs pcm. Everything checked good. He ...
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
can not get rid of code po420 kees coming back catylast below effciency replaced o2 sensors and coverta from engine to muffler all o2 sensors c/o in parameters i do not have a way to check the waves Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
Looking for some help from the Toyota guys out there. I've got a 2000 Toyota Sienna in my bay right now with a P1300. Came in a few days ago MIL on intermittent and customer brought it back when it was on. Pulled codes with MODIS. Ignition coils and plug wires... Trouble codes: P1300 (Ignitor Circuit Fault 1)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L blend door? VIN: 3VWCA21CXX
hello techs, this beetle came in shop with shelled compressor. we replaced compressor,dryer etc. ac working normal, we have 2 problems. has 2 speed fans and seems when fans switch from high speed to low speed, the dash vibrates bad!! definetly feels like its c...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWCD21C2X
vechile came in approx 3 weeks ago with eps light on and complaint of loss of power and check engine light on, found a code 1559. replaced the throttle body assy and performed a throttle adaption using the euro software, came back customer very upset, ohmed al... Trouble codes: 1559 (idle speed control adaption)
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1976 International Scout II 5.6L No Start VIN: 123IHC4567
This thing is kind-of fixed. It runs now because the owner took my advice and found an old points type distributor and made it run. Almost all of the replies were very helpful and consistent in saying the ignition module was the likely cause. Bruce & Tony r...
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2001 Audi S4 2.7L noise in steering VIN: WAUXD68D1A
thanks for the helpful replies it turned out to be both front lower forward control arms even tho both had been replaced only 10000 miles ago custmor had to drive car 20 minuets before noise would occur we sprayed water on ball joints to cool them off and the ...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD523XV
Thanks for all the responses. I check the air pump valve it was clogged and replace it. It fixed the problem thanks for all the responses Trouble codes: P1421, P1423.
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3357Y
Thanks everyone for their input.I replace trans oil cool hose, replace radiator. but car still run bad. After checking everything I disconected the abs control unite and notice the trans shifts ok,coolant temp gage act normal so I replaced abs control module w...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Hood VIN: WBAGN83463
Hello Fellow Techs, I'm sorry to say that I haven't been able to get the hood open on this vehicle. I appreciate the suggestions I received, and I tried the following: I tried visegrips on the hood cable at the release lever to no avail, I removed the LF fend...
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2007 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L door locks trunk release VIN: 2G4WC58297
Well, unfortunately the vehicle was needed more than the door locks were, so I had to put a larger band-aid on it in the form of a circuit breaker. Couldn't get the fuse to blow again no matter what I tried. Steve had a good point in looking for water intrusio...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L battery VIN: 1G6KY529XV
CUSTOMER NEVER RETURNED. THE PROBLEM WAS THE BCM. I DISCONNECTED THE THE BCM AND THE DRAW WAS GONE. THE CUSTOMER DID NOT WANT TO GO FOR THE BCM AT THAT TIME. WAS GOING TO COME BACK FOR THE REPAIR. THANKS FOR THE HELP
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2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 3GYFK66N83
AFTER VERIFIED CONTINUITY BETWEEN SHIFT SOLENOID AND PCM. AFTER REMOVING PAN. ALSO NOTICED CUSTOMER HAD NOT ACTUALLY REPLACED 1-2 SOLENOID AS HE DESCRIBED. WE REPLACED 1-2 SHIFT SOLENOID NO MORE PROBLEMS. THANKS FOR YOUR REPLES.
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L d/s window VIN: 1GKD54Y74U
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED, WE DID GO BACK AND RE CHECK WIRING ONLY TO FIND THAT THERE WERE 2 GROUNDS BAD INSTEAD OF JUST THE ONE, REPAIRED GROUND CIRCUIT AND ALL IS WELL, FINDING MORE ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS WITH WIRING IN NEWER CADILLACS
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1974 Chevrolet Vega 2.3L fuel guage/oil pressure guage VIN: 1V77B4U346
We dropped tank. Found previous owners tech was inventive & installed pump that would work.(gotta give him credit). Too bad he removed sending unit portion of pick-up, cut wires & left wire from op switch disconnected. We appreciate the three responses we re...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L warning light VIN: KL1TD52695
Sorry it took so long to close this but after several phone calls the customer has not brought the car back in. Not sure if we fixed it while checking connections or she did something else. I have not even gotten a return call.
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA23P76
Well I believe This Vehicle is fixed i replaced all injectors more top engine clean in the cylinders due to serious carbon build up on piston tops and valves. The spark plugs were replaced with OE ac delco (previous) the Check Engine lamp went out on its own w... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire), 4561 (Undocumented code traction control sets when mifire does).
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, No Power VIN: 3C3EL55H1X
Thanks to all that helped with this Monster! We removed the transmission and flexplate and found the flexplate broken. When we originally pulled the inspection cover, we tried to hold the flexplate while turning the crank but got no movement. You couldn't see ...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF16Z9R
Checked all grounds under hood found no problem. Started back at fuel pump. Removed wiring from frame found where three grounds went together was rusted. Cut out and re-worked, fuel pump voltage ok truck runs good. Thanks for all the help.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ignition switch VIN: 3D7KU28C73
thanks to all that responded.i lab scoped the cam sensor and found it had an erratic pattern.put a new sensor in and have not had a problem with the hard start since.i guess it was a coinsidence that jiggling the key made it start.i looked at the switch and ke...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L hvac box VIN: 3D7M48C86G
the truck had a hvac box for a 07, put in 07 evap witch is smaller from dodge works fine, even through the vin decode says is a 06 evap.
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L harmonic balancer VIN: 3FAFP13P51
ok this vehicle is fixed! the problem was in the crankshaft sprocket. my mechanic installed sprocket inside out i was able to notice the problem when the harmonic balancer was not sticking out. thanks everyone for the replies!
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L battery light on VIN: 1FAFP36362
Thank You Everyone for quick reponses. IATN members are great. Today I decide to double check everything. Alternator is good. Battery is good. IPC is good. Scan system check found code P1318 chargning system low. Check scanner PIDs data found stay at 13...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FAFP33P83
Ended up borrowing a pressure bleeder and doing the whole system again. Finally this took care of the problem. I know the next shop tool I am buying.
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L no spark VIN: 2FTRF17274
thank for all that responded,replaced crank sensor and got new key and reprogram,vehicle has about 1500 miles since and no problems.I think it is fixed.
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Reverse VIN: 1FTSX21P26
Only four replies on this one. It had been to 3 shops before me, and I in fact was just trying to aid the current transmission shop in diag...the only thing I can gather is that the 6.0L makes the accel pedal inoperative when the trans goes into protect mode, ...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHDN45D73
hello all tech, 3 replies,thank you all!Frank from N.Y. lead me to check the wiring again,he mention that map and ftp sensor use the same 5v ref,I must touched something that I completely lost the 5v ref at the map,I didn't lost the 5v ref at the ecm.Rather th... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low input), P0449 (evap vent valve crt), P0452 (evap syst. pressure low).
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2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCP11A42
The bottom line is that we have not fully repaired the vehicle. We did try the relearn by faking idle speed as one of the responses suggested as well as testing sensors. There was some improvement but we didn't feel that it was as it should be. Customer wanted... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L hub bearing VIN: SAJEA51C14
Thanks everybody for your replies. This car had actually been fixed when I posted this problem. The reason for the post was this such a weird condition. I hope our findings are helpful to somebody in the future. Chris [...]
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S33
i want to thank every one that helped but my [...] sayes he does not want to put parts on if he cant get it to act up in the shop so we did not put any parts on and the jeep is gone from my hair jor now
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, poor performance VIN: KN17654147
Sorry it took me so long. I appreciate your help as it was 1 cam off one tooth. This has been jumped for over [...]. It runs great now thanks Jim
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L starter VIN: SALJY1242V
Thanks for the help. I got 2 replies, one of which mentioned resetting the theft module. What I did that I am not sure actually fixed the complaint was I removed the neutral safety switch to inspect the mechanism inside the transmission. After I installed the ...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L eas VIN: SALPN1645Y
want to thank everyone for all the help.we grounded the black/purple wire and system started to work as designed. found that thermal switch is bad andneeds a new compressor. we were able to convince customer to install coil spring conversion.eicle woul havenee...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22252
This is my wifes car. We both said no more money in this thing. I replaced the mass air flow and the fuel trim #'s came down, but the F4 came back also. I did find out that it only happens over 55 mph. So i think it is something with the intake runner. But th... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean), P0730 (incorrect gear ratio), P0000.
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R73
Thanks for all your help! The thing I did not get to try was to switch the "new coil" to differnt cyl! This truck has the DOHC 5.4L engine code R! It does not have plastic intake!! I could not find vacuum leak! That don't mean it didn't have one!! Had I pull... Trouble codes: P0308, P0316, P0401, P0402.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDDDJ75X96
The job is done! First of all I would like to thank the 4 who offered assistance. They all said to release the pressure carefully at the pump connection. We were able to locate 2 large hose connections coming off the top of the Air spring. We then attempte...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W0V
Thanks to all that replied to this post. We did not fix this car, but got it thru the state emissions test.That is all the customer wanted. This vehicle only have 26,000 original miles, it is owned by a old lady in her late 70ish, husband past away, it was his... Trouble codes: P0402.
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55SX2
I rechecked all coil pack wires& came up with coil pack driver in pcm.Ford dealer had to install & program pcm Now all is well.Thanks to all Ron Trouble codes: P0353.
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1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L fuel gage VIN: HLS30-2943
WE REMOVED AND REPLACED ALL FUSES IN FUSE BLOCK , CLEANED CONTACTS AND REMOVED AND CLEANED ALL GRDS. AND RAN A NEW GRD. FROM BATTERY TO BODY AND THAT SEEMED TO REPAIR PROBLEM CAR HAS NOT RETURNED THANK GOD
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1119V
THANKS TO ALL! SEEMS PLENTY OF PEOPLE HAVE SEEN THIS ONE BEFORE. BROKEN HEAER CIRCUIT INSIDE INSULATION ABOUT 1/2" FROM CONECTER
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Unknown
I swapped for another 1 (same part#) from AZ and it snapped right in. Thanks for all the help! Some of the replies said to: 1.make sure the clips on the inboard joints are engaged inside the differential. 2.Make sure that inboard cv joint is not turning; I ...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L brake pedal VIN: 1G3WH52M1T
OK thanks to everybody for your help. I bought a used ABS module which came with a fairly new master cylinder (must have been replaced recently). To isolate which of the two components were bad I blocked the ports of the old master cylinder to test it and it...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Stall VIN: 1G3WS52H2X
customer is driving car until concern is more consistant, explained some things it could be, but no guarantee that the part will fix concern. will update if more information becomes available Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB5248Y
Thanks for all the Help. Sorry for the late post. I had put in a fix post but I guess somthing went wrong and it didnt close. Ended up finding the EBCM was shorting the bus high. Found this with a lab scope monitering the bus line. I started unpluging modu... Trouble codes: U1016, U1000, U1000, U1040, U1064, U1301.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L lifters VIN: WP1AB29PX4
The majority stated that the 0w30 or 0w40 oil is critical to these lifters. We went ahead and changed the oil even though they had just put that weight in it, we did this because they had also added a Lucas oil treatement. Nothing changed so we tore into the...
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